Stockholm Blues Fest 2017: The Retreat

WELCOME to the 8th annual Stockholm Blues Fest!
An extra long weekend of inspiring workshops with international blues teachers and late night blues parties - away from the city!
 
INFORMATION BOOKLET
 
LOCATION
Tvetagården, just outside the town of Södertälje. Approximately 1 hour by public transport (or 30 minutes by car) from Stockholm. Accommodation, food, classes and parties (and beautiful nature and sauna!) all in the one place!
 
TEACHERS
Annette Kühnle (Heidelberg, Germany)
Leigh Anderson & Dáire Mac An Bháird (Edinburgh, Scotland)
Lisa Josefsson (Stockholm, Sweden)
 
CLASSES
Eight hours of blues classes, plus at least two hours of complementary solo classes.
This workshop is not suitable for beginners: participants must have previous blues dance experience.
This year there will be no auditions. Partnered blues dance classes will occur in two parallel groups, in a mix of core material and ‘choose your own adventure’-style classes.
 
BLUES PARTIES
Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings, with live music!
Sunday evening after party in Stockholm (not included in workshop price).
 
DATE AND TIME
Thursday 25th (registration opens 1PM, first class 3PM) to Sunday 28th of May (approx 4:30PM).
 
REGISTRATION
Registration is now open! Click here to register.
 
PRICES
3300 SEK for (shared) hostel room accommodation
2200 SEK for campers, bringing their own tent SOLD OUT! (Waiting list until someone cancels)
Classes, parties and meals are all included in the above price! Members of Swedish Swing Society receive a 200 SEK discount.
 
This low price is based on all participants being ready to help out during the camp AND during the final clean-up!
 
Want to come dance with us for just one night?
100 SEK (Swedish Swing Society members) / 150 SEK (non-members)
 
CANCELLATION POLICY
Full payment must be received 2 weeks after acceptance, otherwise you risk losing your place at the camp.
Cancellations before 25 April will receive a full refund minus 250 kr processing fee.(Email kurser@swedishswing.se)
Cancellations after 25 April will receive no refund. You may however transfer your ticket to someone else with the same dance role (leader or follower).
 
VOLUNTEERS
We are seeking two categories of volunteers: ‘party pass volunteers’ and kitchen crew. For more information see our Facebook page
 
MEALS
Dinner Thursday, breakfast, lunch and dinner Friday and Saturday, breakfast and lunch Sunday included! Always with vegetarian, vegan and gluten free options. Please tell us about allergies at kitchen@stockholmblues.com , and we will do our best to accommodate your needs!
 
MORE INFO
For inspirational photos from previous Blues Fests, visit our webpage: http://stockholmbluesfest.com/
 
QUESTIONS AND CONTACTS (including payment issues from abroad)